Fall 2016 DIFCON: Our Cities. Our Issues focused on recent events that have sparked civil unrest and protest across the nation. Water quality. Gun violence. Political polarization. Three panelists set the stage for audience engagement by sharing their expertise and insights. The goal of the discussion is to engage a diverse audience in constructive conversations about provocative issues that affect us as a community.
‘DifCon’ wraps up with in-depth look at Flint water crisis
UBNow - Hernandez, Oct. 31, 2016
‘Tumultuous’ election takes center stage at ‘DifCon’ event
UBNow - Anzalone, Oct. 28, 2016
‘DifCon’ tackles academic freedom, inclusion
UBNow - Hill, Oct. 27, 2016
‘DifCon’ series tackles Orlando nightclub mass shooting
UBNow - Potter, Oct. 26, 2016
Issues surrounding police shootings lead off ‘DifCon’ series
UBNow - Andrei, Oct. 25, 2016
Series to Explore Issues That have Sparked Protest Accross the U.S.
UBNow - Della Contrada, Oct. 17, 2016
UB DIFCON Series Allows Students, Faculty and Staff to Discuss Difficult Social Issues
Spectrum - Corra, Oct. 24, 2016